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Birding Marengo County

Located in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Birding | Outdoor Recreation

Home to beautiful cities like Demopolis and fascinating locations like the Rural Heritage Center in Thomaston, Marengo County is also home to the rich soil that the area is named for. Consequently, it is rich with diverse animal and plant life, making it a wonderful place to search for birds at places like Chickasaw State Park, the Dempolis River Walk, Foscue Creek Park, and Spillway Falls Park.

Bluff Hall

Located in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum | Shopping

Bluff Hall is located in Demopolis high on White Bluff  (Ecor Blanc) on the Tombigbee River where the band of French exiles landed in 1817. The house was built in 1832 by Allen Glover for his daughter, Sarah Serena Glover, and her husband, Francis Stro …

Chickasaw State Park

Located in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Birding | Camping | Outdoor Recreation

Chickasaw State Park consists of 520+ acres, of which several acres are open mature mixed pine-oak woodland. The majority of the Park has been converted into the Turnipseed-Ikenberry Physically Disabled Hunting Area, all of which is on the west side of …

Demopolis River Walk

Located in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Birding | Outdoor Recreation

The Demopolis River Walk is among the most open and accessible birding sites in the state. A paved path along the banks of the Tombigbee River, it has planted shrubs and small hardwood trees along its course. There are also several benches and a shelte …

Driving Tour of Demopolis

Located in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Historical | Trips

Demopolis is located at the confluence of the Tombigbee River and Black Warrior River atop a chalk cliff, known locally as White Bluff. The settlement was founded and named by a group of political exiles who had been banished from France following the …

Foscue Creek Park

Located in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Birding | Camping | Outdoor Recreation

Foscue Creek Park is located at Demopolis, AL on the forested lake shore of Demopolis Lake, the largest lake on the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway. This beautiful park is managed by the U. S. Army Corp of Engineers. It has 54 campsites, all of which …

Gaineswood Mansion

Located in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

Between 1842 and the outbreak of the Civil War, Gaineswood evolved from a two-room cabin surrounded by 1000 acres of cotton into a Greek Revival style mansion. General Nathan Bryan Whitfield, the builder, was his own architect, though he had no formal …

Marengo County

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Marengo County from uaced 621 on Vimeo. LoadingCenter mapTrafficBicyclingTransitMy locationGoogle MapsGet Directions Birding Marengo CountyLocated in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Birding | Outdoor Recreation Home to beautiful cities like Demopoli …

Marengo County Driving Tour: Architecture

Located in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Architectural | Historical | Trips

Demopolis On March 3, 1817, Congress passed an Act which paved the way for the settling of Demopolis by a group of political exiles who had been banished from France by King Louis XVIII following the abdication of Napoleon Bonaparte. The act granted fo …

The Alabama Rural Heritage Center

Located in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Arts & Culture | Shopping

The Alabama Rural Heritage Center is located on Hwy 25 in Thomaston,  located in a building designed by the famous Auburn Rural Studio. This building was the former Home Economics Building of Marengo County High School. It houses an art gallery featuri …

Trinity Episcopal Church

Located in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Historical

Trinity Episcopal Church was founded in 1834 and is the third oldest church in the Diocese of Alabama. The congregation met in homes and a small log building until 1850 when a frame building was constructed on this lot given by the Lyon family. Federal …

Tucker’s Treasures: Antiques

Located in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Shopping

Tucker’s Treasures is truly an out of the way treasure in Southwest Alabama. Located between Nanafalia and Myrtlewood in the southern part of Marengo County, it is hard to find, but worth the effort. It has four warehouses full of antiques, collectible …

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